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Chillax In This Japanese Drift Lounge [VIDEO]

Chillax In This Japanese Drift Lounge [VIDEO]

Kicking back on the couch for some Tokyo Drift action (for reals, these guys and gals are in Japan) sure looks a lot more comfy than teetering on a rickety drivers’ stand. Not sure if this is some rich guy’s sweet basement, a hobby store’s extra space, or what, but it sure looks like a […]
Serpent Announces F110 Formula 1/10 EP SF2

Serpent Announces F110 Formula 1/10 EP SF2

The F1 scene has been heating up with new releases lately, not the least of which is Sepent’s newest entry to the scene. The F110 SF2 is typically top-notch, as you can see by just looking at the pics below. Ride height is adjustable to suit rubber or foam tires, neither of which are included. […]

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Reedy Announces 2015 Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions

Reedy Announces 2015 Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions

Reedy has just announced details for the 2015 Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions. Last year saw Yokomo’s Ronald Volker step to the top of the podium in dominant fashion. Will there be a repeat or will the race crown a different champion? RC Car Action will be there in May to cover the event […]
It’s Time for ROAR to Update Their Rules

It’s Time for ROAR to Update Their Rules

Racing needs rules. Without them there would be no guidelines and confusion would rein. But what happens when the rules are so vague, outdated or confusing that their relevance is useless? Thumbing through the latest rulebook and you’ll see a lot of rules with a ton of detail. It can be overwhelming, but fortunately the […]

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Serpent Ups Their 1/12 Scale Game With S120 LTR

Serpent Ups Their 1/12 Scale Game With S120 LTR

You can always count on Serpent to produce top-quality on-roaders, and the brand best known for its 1/8 scale pavement weapons makes a heck of a 1/12 scale carpet-cutter as well. The S120 is the latest, and as you can see in the photos below, it’s a first-class machine. Says Serpent, “Focus on development has […]
Associated Apex RTRs Star in Superbowl Commercial

Associated Apex RTRs Star in Superbowl Commercial

If you were watching the big game last night (the Superbowl? Hello?) then you probably jumped out of your seat when you saw the ad for the new 306hp, rear-wheel-drive Lexus RC 350. Playing off of the “RC” in the name of the car, the video features an RC version of the RC 350 performing […]

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Gear Guide 2017
HPI Baja 5R On-Road – Nuremberg News

HPI Baja 5R On-Road – Nuremberg News

You can put this right at the top of the “we didn’t see it coming list”! HPI has made some tweaks to its popular Baja line and has introduced on on-road version for all of us to enjoy. The Baja 5R has a chassis that is designed specifically for on-road use and power for this […]

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Nuremberg News: 10 New Tamiya Cars Announced!

Nuremberg News: 10 New Tamiya Cars Announced!

It’s Nuremberg Toy Fair time again, where the entire hobby and toy industry descends on Nuremberg, Germany to show off all their wares. Tamiya is always a big draw, and they’re kicking out their latest rides now with a lot of action on the TT-02 chassis, plus some stuff that can be best described as […]
The Sauce Situation: Do We Need Tighter Rules For Traction Compounds?

The Sauce Situation: Do We Need Tighter Rules For Traction Compounds?

If you race, you’ve probably been aware of a pretty serious issue going on. It’s dangerous, often smells terrible and can leave you with headaches, foul clothing or even worse. I’m talking about tire sauce. The origins of the use of tire sauce were probably first introduced in on-road and used on rubber and foam […]

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TrackStar D-Spec Drift Gyro Gets You Sideways On The Cheap

TrackStar D-Spec Drift Gyro Gets You Sideways On The Cheap

If you’ve ever wanted to experiment with a gyro for drifting (or cheating in the Parking Lot 500, we won’t judge you), TrackStar’s new box will let you electronically mitigate oversteer on the cheap–the D-Spec Drift Gyro is just $19! You can adjust the “gain”(the amount of steering help the gyro gives you) right from the […]
Three-Wheel Drive Drift Trike? YES

Three-Wheel Drive Drift Trike? YES

Danny Huynh of Sydney, Australia is the creative mind behind this astounding build, which takes drift action from four wheels down to three, complete with “3WD”–the front wheel gets its own motor! Gotta love the articulated driver figure. You can see more of Danny’s builds on his Facebook page, and on YouTube.   You should […]
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